The Magic Flute for Children
Mozart’s masterpiece is presented in a version shortened to 60 minutes for the youngest (from 5 years), young and also adult audiences, thus providing children with their first insight into the fascinating world of opera.
Papageno is the presenter, who accompanies the audience through the piece in an easily understandable, cheerful manner, and experiences his adventures with the prince Tamino, who has fallen in love with Pamina, the daughter of the Queen of the Night, and yearns to liberate her from the kingdom of Sarastro, who has abducted her.
However, until the happy ending of the piece, there are numerous hindrances to be overcome, such as wild beasts that bar Tamino’s path, or Monostatos, who has also fallen in love with Pamina.
- Theatre Company
- Opernhaus Zürich
- Parental rating
- Parental rating information not available.
- 58 min
- Original language
- English, German
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Artistic Director
- Ulrich Peter
- Written by
- Emanuel Schikaneder
- Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Thomas Barthel
- Peter Kalman, Franziska Rabl, Boguslaw Bidzinski, Irini Kyriakidou, Sen Guo, Christine Zoller, Jeffery Krueger, Morgan Moody
- Opernhaus Zürich - Switzerland
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